|Name:||Detrola; Detroit (MI) (USA)|
|Brand:||General || Pee Wee || Road Chief || Road Master|
Detrola, International Detrola Corp.; 1501 Beard Street, Detroit, Michigan - Trade names Detrola, General, Pee Wee, Road Chief, Road Master, Warwick
Importer for Switzerland: Apco AG; Zürich
During WWII Detrola merged with the International Machine Company, and they assembled military equipment. The new name of the company became International Detrola.
|Production:||1932 - 1947|
Like many other radio manufacturers Detrola had remote suppliers for cabinets. One of them was Wolverine and an other known one was Caswell-Runyan in Huntington, Indiana. The latter was later bought by Detrola. Detrola built radios under a variety of private brand names as well as under their own name. As much as 90% of production was private brand names. Detrola was a major supplier of radios for Western Auto, sold under the Truetone brand; and Sears & Roebuck, sold under the Silvertone brand. During WWII Detrola merged with the International Machine Company, and they assembled military equipment. The new name of the company became International Detrola. See more on detrola.tripod.com.
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